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3. The Lead Kills It (But Not Literally)

At the center of the series is enthusiastic FBI instructor Holden Ford, played by Jonathan Groff. Considering that his character is based on John Douglas, one of the most influential and famous criminal profilers in history, there’s a lot for the young actor to live up to. A veteran of several series, including Fox’s Glee, Groff is perfect in the role, pulling off the seemingly incongruous trick of being compelling enough to watch without pulling attention from the real series star: the string of real life serial killers who share their maniacal insights.




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